polyolefin

noun
poly·​ole·​fin | \ ˌpä-lē-ˈō-lə-fən How to pronounce polyolefin (audio) \

Definition of polyolefin

: a polymer of an alkene (such as polyethylene)

First Known Use of polyolefin

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Polyolefin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyolefin. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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